Sunday 29 April 1984
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Vasilis Xanthopoulos and Taylor Cole.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins.
In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits.
The Bounty, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984
while The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Six Centuries of Verse.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien or Incunabula.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 April 1984 ?
- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
- Greenery Day (1989-2006).
- Sh?wa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Bah�'f Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridv�n.
- Saint Catherine of Siena
- Saint Wilfred the Younger
- Saint Peter of Verona
- Vasilis Xanthopoulos: Greek basketball player.
- Taylor Cole: American actress and model.
- Kirby Cote: Canadian swimmer.
- Firass Dirani: Australian actor.
- Paulius Jankūnas: Lihuanian basketball player.
- Lina Krasnoroutskaya: Russian tennis player
- Pham Van Quyen: Vietnamese footballer
- Vassilis Xanthopoulos: Greek basketball player
- Oliver! opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 17 performances
- Betsy King wins LPGA Freedom / Orlando Golf Classic
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1984 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)
- Lionel Richie - Hello
- Kenny Loggins - Footloose
- Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now
- Culture Club - Miss Me Blind
- Rick Springfield - Love Somebody
- The Cars - You Might Think
- Tracey Ullman - They Don't Know
- Pointer Sisters - Automatic
- Julio Iglesias - To All The Girls I've Loved Before
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